Session 1: Saturday, Mar. 5, 2022, 10am to Noon Location: BV Community Center, 715 E. Main Street
Participants need to bring a sweater they would like to "copy" for their design. Usually these are store-bought sweaters that fit fairly well.
Topics: - Copying a chosen sweater to graph paper. - Discussing design alterations for a better fit - Participants then go home and choose yarn/needles/stitch patterns and knit extensive gauge swatches. Session 2: Saturday, Mar. 19, 2022, 10am to Noon Location: TBD
Topics: - Turning information from the gauge swatch into instructions; How many stitches to cast on, increases/decreases, sleeve shaping, etc. - Yardage requirements (double checking estimates) - Participants begin knitting and continue at home.
Session 3: Saturday, April 9, 2022, 10am to Noon Location: TBD
Topics: - Participant "Show and Tell" of projects - Discussion of what went well and lessons learned - Discussion of books that Pat has found useful - Design elements to flatter various figure types - Things Pat has learned "the hard way"
Participants will be free to contact Pat for assistance during the entire process (even after the third class.) If you have additional questions about the workshop, please contact Pat Hensley at:firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost of the workshop is $75.00 and payment is due at the first session on Mar. 2 (Cash or checks to Pat Hensley). To register for the workshop, please contact Penny Smith-Kerker at: email@example.com